Archive for September, 2011
Britain is currently grieving the passing of legendary trainer Donald “Ginger” McCain, who lost his battle with cancer at the age of 80. McCain was best known for being the trainer of three-time Grand National winner Red Rum in the 1970s. Charles Barnett, who was the former director of the home of the Grand National [...]
Fresh after finally confirming So You Think would be a starter in the Prix De L’Arc De Triomphe Coolmore have decided to open up another waiting game with his entry in the G1 Tenno Sho Autumn in Tokyo on October 30.
That leads directly to the assumption that So You Think could be sent to the $US6.5 million Japan Cup in Tokyo on November 27.
If there plan was to draw out the suspense for as long as possible Coolmore is doing a pretty good job with the main 2011 goal for So You Think still not confirmed.
At first the conjecture was surrounding the Cox Plate at it wasn’t until the latest round of acceptances were made that we finally learned So You Think would not be heading back to Australia.
Last weekend’s Group 1 Ladbrokes St Leger winner Masked Marvel is set to continue his racing career next year as opposed to being retired to stud. The Montjeu colt won last Saturday’s St Leger by three lengths ahead of Brown Panther and Sea Moon. Owner Bjorn Nielson and trainer John Gosden will continue their partnership [...]
Dermot Weld has expressed frustration at a ‘confusing’ Melbourne Cup qualifications process he says left him uncertain and baffled.
Connections of Blue Bunting are confident their filly can defeat the colts in this Saturday’s Ladbrokes St Leger at Doncaster by making the most of her weight allowance.